Designating Flag, 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 12th Army Corps

Designating Flag, 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 12th Army Corps

Usage conditions apply
Wool bunting pennant flag. Blue field with a white cotton five-point star in the center of the flag. The star design is two pieces sandwiched into the blue body fabric. Machine-stitched open-sleeve heading is white cotton and has no grommets. Machine-stitching; flat-felled seams. Seams are poorly stitched; there are areas of excessive back-stitching, caught threads, and fabric caught in seams. Hand-sewn whipstitch at fly to close seam. Inscription on hoist reads "1st Brg. 2nd Div. 12th Army Corps".
Currently not on view
Object Name
flag, designating
Physical Description
wool (overall material)
cotton (insert and heading material)
overall: 71 in x 53 1/2 in; 180.34 cm x 135.89 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Civil War
Civil War
See more items in
Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
Civil War
Designating Flags
Data Source
National Museum of American History
Nominate this object for photography.   

Our collection database is a work in progress. We may update this record based on further research and review. Learn more about our approach to sharing our collection online.

If you would like to know how you can use content on this page, see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use. If you need to request an image for publication or other use, please visit Rights and Reproductions.


Add a comment about this object